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Certificate in Music Production for Games

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2024

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Total Course Fee

USD 14,280

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate

Campus: Dublin Main Campus
Gain a deep understanding of how to produce music for games with our exciting new course

Our Certificate in Music Production for Games course is run in partnership with Pulse College and Windmill Lane Recording Studios and embraces learners from a variety of musical backgrounds.

Why Study Music Production for Games at Griffith College?

  • Our Certificate in Music Production for Games is available part-time over a one-year period. The aim of the course is to equip students with a high level of competence in specific skills for the areas of applications technology, games development, sound design, and much more.
  • Delivered by academic leaders and industry professionals to international industry standard
  • Gain a deep understanding of how games are created by studying game development and game interactivity learners gain
  • Develop creative strategies by underpinning practical and theoretical knowledge of games music production techniques through creative assignments and industry relevant projects.
  • Students will have access to state of the art facilities and Technologies.
  • Pulse College, Windmill Lane Recording Studios and Griffith College have a strong network of games based companies.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Entry onto our programme is based on a course interview and achieving a minimum of:
  • 5x O6/H7s (O6 = 40 – 55% in a Leaving Certificate Ordinary subject / H7 = 30-40% in a Leaving Certificate Higher Level subject)
  • To include O6 or higher in Ordinary Leaving Certificate Maths
  • To include O6 or higher in Ordinary Leaving Certificate Language subject

All applicants are required to present for interview, and are expected to demonstrate the following:

  • A proven interest in music creation and music production (e.g. through recordings, portfolio, performance, etc.)
  • A basic understanding of musical keys, tempi and rhythmic notation
  • Knowledge of the basic use of computers at approximately ECDL level
  • Musical open-mindedness and a willingness to explore new musical ideas
  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm for the programme and the gaming field
  • Commitment to learning, both directed and independent
  • Self-organisation skills. 
  • All candidates applying for the CMPG programme are required to have prior music ability, experience and training. This may be evidenced in a variety of forms: recordings of performances, manuscripts of compositions, membership of orchestras/ ensembles, DVDs of music creation for image etc.

Year One Core Subjects

  • Applications Technology
  • Games Development
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Music Composition for Games
  • Music and Image
  • Music Technology
  • Sound Design for Games

General Fee Information 

  • An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only. 

Study Mode: Full-Time

  •  Dublin 
  • EUR 4,500.00

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